Over Weight / Over Dimension Permits

Effective April 16, 2019, McLean County will only be accepting Permit Requests through OXCART PERMIT SYSTEMS for Overweight and/or Oversize Permits.


Road Restrictions

All roads in McLean County, whether it is a County Highway (CH) or a Township Road, are posted year round.

Please check "Permitting Status" for updated information during the Spring Posting Season (01/15th through 04/15th) of the current year for all McLean County Highways.

**Please be sure to check with all Township Highway Road Commissioners before traveling on any of their roads.**

  • Any vehicle that is one or more of the following needs to have a permit in the vehicle allowing the move.
    • Over the Posted Weight Limit
    • Over 8’6" in Width
    • Over 65’ in Length
    • Over 13’6" in Height

There are two (2) posting periods.

  • The Summer Weight Restriction period runs from April 15th of the current year through January 15th of the following year.
  • The Spring Posting period runs from January 15th through April 15th of the current year.
    • We may issue a permit to run the roads during this period depending on the weather at the time of a request. There is generally a fee for this permit. Please see Permitting Status for the latest updates during this period.

Click here to view:  Over Weight / Over Dimension Fee Schedule

Click here to view: Road and Bridge Weight Limits Map (PDF)

Request a Permit

To request a permit to run on County Highways, please contact Oxcart Permit Systems at https://www.oxcartpermits.com.

If you have any questions regarding the new system, feel free to call Teresa Kamischke at (309) 434-6551.  If she is not available, Brian West or Luke Hohulin  (309) 663-9445 should be able to help.

Please note: No permits will be granted on any road for a load that is a divisible load (i.e. gravel, cement, seed, etc) higher than the normal summer weight limit.

Additional Township Road Permits

If you need a permit to run on a Township Road, you will need to contact the Road Commissioner of that Township.